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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,248
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Diff leaking around the bolts

There are ten banjo bolts on each side of the banjo (20 total). These are special bolts; examine them to be sure they are original. They should have a space between the head of the bolt and the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-28-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Alternate rear axle

Agreed. Prices up,quality down.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 22,773
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: tell a Model A related story

Me too !

Too much of a good thing is a bad thing......silence is golden
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 06-09-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Rear end rebuild

Contact Tom Endy. He is a member of fordbarn and very knowledgable on the repair of Model A differentials. Perhaps he can help you out.

Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-19-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,129
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Afraid I opened a can of worms

You are refering to Kronke Rebabbiting (A highly skilled and well regarded babbiting service) who has rebuilt many,many original unmolested Model A engines and in doing that work he has always found...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-15-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Bearing clearances

Be aware that you have to undo the main bearing caps, some of witch require a special socket. They can be tough for an old timer to bust loose. There have been many articles written on this forum and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-09-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 667
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Gano filter picture

What is a Gano filter ???
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-07-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,616
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: 30 model A tug, oil pump not working

No,do not use wire.
Can you show us a picture of the head of the retaining screw ? That would help find a solution.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-06-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Broken rear stud

Agreed 100% If you do not have a gas welding set up, check your phone book for local welding business's. Soak the remains of the stud with rust buster solution for several days before welding and yes...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Cape Cod, MA... Help

Listed in the MAFCA Directory

MODEL A FORD CLUB OF CAPE COD C/O JOHN SCHNYER 8 Acadia Rd West Yarmouth, MA 02673 508-771-7000 e-mail jschnyer@comcast
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-04-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,616
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: 30 model A tug, oil pump not working

If the car was stored with non-detergent oil there is a possibility that the oil pan is filled with sludge. Drop the pan and clean the pan and the the oil pump in keropsene and be sure to spin it to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,258
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Light switch connector questions...

Another case of repro junk parts.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Road Draft Tube issue

What pray tell is a road draft tube?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-30-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,191
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Steering wheel removal

Bill , Did the search and read the 500 most recent entries listed under your name but did not find it. Perhaps it is among some of the thousands of your entries that have been deleted in the past...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-30-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,199
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Firestone tyres made in new Zealand

I bought a set of five "made in NZ" Firestone 21" tires from Brattons in 1988 and within two years all of the tires sidewalls developed cracks so big you could stick a dime in them. Since I only...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Update.

Where will your aluminum stock blocks be sold ?

Keep up the good work and keep us posted on your progress..
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-28-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,632
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: What is safest way to remove a rear end that has a broken rear spring center bolt

Agreed on what you said about taking a car to a "mechanic" to repair it.
I took my car to a Chevy dealer in Paramus N.J. for a seat belt recall. I waited for two hours in the waiting room and the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-14-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Clutch

Sounds a shame....Always block the wheels with wood chocks until the car is sitting on the ground with no one under it and the parking brake on.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-15-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,919
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Head Gasket

If it is not broken, don't fix it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-04-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,834
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: How Long Does It Take For your Car to Overheat

Harry, Before you go crazy and mess with your radiator or other things, do as suggested with the timing lever and advance it (down) right after you start up the engine. I have seen exhaust manifolds...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-19-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,792
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Tappets?

What is the actual base diameter of the tappets that you bought ?
When you mention the "stock ones" are they the non adjustable type ?
What type of cam are you using; original;reground,new Stype...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-14-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: 1931 ccpu

Those drawings are for a 1928 CCPU. The man owns a 1931 CCPU. Different animal.......
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Nice Bill Brauch family (MAFCA, A of the Day) 1936 photo

Bill you can get 620 film here. Sometimes it is back ordered but you can enter your e-mail address and they will notify you when it is in stock.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: 1930 5 Window

Pat, you will find an answer on the Jalopy Journal website here:
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-07-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By Mikeinnj
Re: Pinstriping With Scotch 3M 218 Tape

Clean surface thoroughly with PPG Wax and Grease remover https://ppgrefinish-na.uberflip.com/i/462316-ppg-custom-restoration-guide/21?

use a "Fineline" tape by 3M Co....
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